O'Sullivan, Thomas D.






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O'Sullivan, Thomas D., The De excidio of Gildas: its authenticity and date, Leiden: Brill, 1978.

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The De excidio of Gildas: its authenticity and date
Place
Leiden
Publisher
Brill
Year
1978


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GildasGildas (fl. 5th–6th century) – Author of De excidio et conquestu Britanniae
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Contents:

“Introduction”
1
[I] “The rise of De excidio revisionism”
5
[II] “The nationality of Gildas”
23
[III] “Gildas and the Easter question”
33
[IV] “Evidence for the unity and authenticity of the De excidio
48
[V] “The ‘orthodox’ date of the De excidio
77
[VI] “The dates of the five Gildasian princes”
1. Constantine; 2. Aurelius Caninus; 3. Vortiporius; 4. Cuneglasus; 5. Maglocunus
87
[VII] “The quadragesimus quartus annus and the search for the historical Gildas”
134
[VIII] “The date of the Siege of Mons Badonicus”
158
“Conclusion”
179
Bibliography; Index
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen